Just in Time for Halloween It's the WNPR Bone Bash Event!

Release Date: 10/08/2010

Hosted by Colin McEnroe

Tuesday, Oct. 26 at 6:30 p.m.

The Pond House Cafe, 1555 Asylum Ave., W. Hartford, CT

Tickets: $50 per person

Colin McEnroe, host of WNPR’s The Colin McEnroe Show, will serve as host of the WNPR Bone Bash on Tuesday, October 26 at 6:30 p.m. This spirited evening of food, fun, costumes and music will be held at West Hartford’s Pond House Café, which will be transformed into a special Halloween spectacle complete with wandering skeletons, seasonal decorations and more.

The WNPR Bone Bash is sponsored by the New England Musculoskeletal Institute at UConn Health Center. 

Guests of the WNPR Bone Bash will enjoy a menu that follows the evening’s bone-related theme, including bone-in entrées, such as spare ribs and rack of lamb, as well as bone-shaped meringue desserts. The sumptuous four-course dinner will be artfully prepared with local ingredients by chefs from the following restaurants:

  • The Pond House Café, West Hartford
  • Plan B, West Hartford and Glastonbury

Adding to the festivities, bartenders will be pouring seasonal craft beers and root beer floats from Lake Placid Brewing Company – known as one of the best craft brewers in the Northeast.

A live jazz band, wait staff dressed as skeletons, and up to 100 guests (costumes are encouraged, but not required) will add to the lively atmosphere at the WNPR Bone Bash. And of course, popular radio show host Colin McEnroe of WNPR’s The Colin McEnroe Show will mingle with party guests throughout the evening, serving up his magical potion of wit and humor. McEnroe will also have the honor of awarding the evening’s prize for Best Costume.

Tickets are $50 per person and must be purchased in advance. To obtain tickets, contact Amy Williamson at awilliamson@wnpr.org or call (860) 275-7540.

About Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network

The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CBPN) includes WNPR and CPTV. WNPR is an affiliate of National Public Radio, Public Radio International and American Public Media. WNPR serves over 200,000 listeners weekly in Connecticut, New York and Rhode Island with news and information. WNPR has also been the recipient of many esteemed awards, including two George Foster Peabody Awards, five Ohio State Awards, two Gracie Allen Awards and over 50 Associated Press Awards, including seven Mark Twain Awards for Overall Station Excellence. Its award-winning local programming includes The Faith Middleton Show and Where We Live. WNPR also recently added The Colin McEnroe Show to its daily schedule. Overall, the network brings a broad spectrum of public affairs, entertainment, sports and educational programming to viewers, listeners and readers. CPBN also includes CPTV, a media service that is a locally and nationally recognized producer and presenter of quality public television programming, including UConn Women’s Basketball, original documentaries and educational programming. CPTV has built a reputation as a leader in children’s programming, including playing an historic role in bringing Barney & Friends™, Bob the Builder™ and Thomas & Friends™ to public television. The station offers 11 hours of positive, nurturing children’s programs each weekday, reaching 50,000 to 70,000 households daily. For more information, visit www.cpbn.org.

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